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Anchusa azurea 'Dropmore'
Common Name: Italian Alkanet Family: Boraginaceae (The Borage Family)

Tiers of intense deep blue flowers hang from the upright stems of this Mediterranean perennial in spring and summer. Plant in sun in deep, rich, well-drained soil with good watering but where conditions are not too wet in the winter.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

Native Habitat:
Sides of arable fields, waste places, roadsides and steppes on stony hills.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourBlue
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSpring - Summer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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